Author Reading: Christopher Kloeble

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Head shot of German author Christopher Kloeble. Photo by Valerie Schmidt.
Christopher Kloeble is a German novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter. He studied at the German Creative Writing Program Leipzig and at the University for Film and Television in Munich, and he has held teaching assignments and residencies in Germany, the US, UK, and India, among others. His plays U-Turn and Memory have been staged at major theatres in Vienna, Munich, Heidelberg and Nuremberg. For his first novel, Amongst Loners, he won the Juergen Ponto-Stiftung prize for best debut 2008; his second book, A Knock at the Door, appeared in 2009. The third, Almost Everything Very Fast, which Kloeble is currently adapting as a feature film, was published in English with Graywolf Press (USA). His first film script, Inclusion, was produced in 2011 and nominated for the Prix Europa 2012 for Best Movie Script. His new novel, The Shadows of the Salz Family, has just been released in Germany. Kloeble lives in Berlin and Delhi.

Kloeble will be reading from his work and will then answer questions from the audience. A book signing will take place at the end.

Christopher Kloeble is a guest of the Goethe-Institut. Photo by Valerie Schmidt. UW Bookstore has several copies of Almost Everything Very Fast in stock.

Logo of the Goethe-Institut

Video of "Reading: Almost Everything Very Fast"

Remote video URL

Other Links on Christopher Kloeble

Interview with Christopher Kloeble on Kulture360

Christopher Kloeble's website

"Der indische Königsdorfer" - Süddeutsche Zeitung

Christopher Kloeble's Twitter page

Christopher Kloeble's Facebook page

An excerpt of "Almost Everything Very Fast"

Christopher Kloeble's 2016 Lesereise in den USA - Süddeutsche Zeitung​